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Graduate PHP Developer - City Centre - Leeds

£21,000 - £25,000 DOE - IT
Ref: 39 Date Posted: Monday 09 Sep 2019
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Graduate PHP Developer

  • Leeds City Centre
  • £21,000 - £25,000 DOE

Our client is a digital transformation business, specialising in web and Drupal. They believe in using the power of the web to make the world a better, more interesting place.

They encourage honesty, transparency, pragmatism and collaboration. They regularly re-evaluate how they work, based on feedback from clients and their team.

You'll be supported by their experienced back-end team and quickly learn the skills and processes for building sites in a fast-paced agency environment.

You'll get working on client sites quickly and be guided by lead developers on each project, ultimately working towards leading projects yourself.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build Drupal 8 websites and write bespoke modules to integrate with external services and bend Drupal to our will. As much as possible using Composer, Configuration Management and other ways to smooth development
  • Maintain our Drupal 7 sites
  • Write JavaScript with jQuery and other libraries
  • Work with the front-end team to integrate and support their work with tools and knowledge we can pass on.
  • Work with producers to plan and estimate
  • Participate in stand-ups, sprint planning, client show-and-tells
  • Deploy sites and ensure they run smoothly. We're interested in PaaS and using modern hosting to improve our workflow.
  • Security reviews
  • Create Symfony applications
  • Share knowledge and contribute ideas about how we can improve the way we work. We're strongest when we communicate and learn from each other.

The Person:

  • Mainly looking for someone enthusiastic about web development.
  • An interest in back-end web development, particularly PHP and Drupal.
  • Some knowledge of PHP, and as a bonus some awareness of CMSes like Drupal, JavaScript, web application security, server configuration and git.
  • Not looking for experts, and while any commercial or personal web experience is a bonus.